While studies have shown that lawyers disproportionately face mental illness more so compared to other professions, racialized lawyers often face additional challenges in this regard, according to a panel of lawyers speaking yesterday at the Roundtable of Diversity Association’s fourth annual conference in partnership with the Ontario Bar Association.
When it comes to cultivating large quantities of cannabis plants for medical purposes, sometimes jurisdictional zoning bylaws can be murky, as was evident in the recent Ontario Superior Court of Justice ruling on an injunction motion.
A bill claiming to eliminate the practice of inmate segregation in federal prisons, Bill C-83, was tabled on Tuesday in Ottawa by Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale.
An investor legal clinic at Osgoode Hall Law School has released its first ever annual report, revealing that clients accessing the clinic’s services often face access to justice issues such as language barriers, lack of financial resources and a scarcity of securities law and financial investment knowledge.
Recreational cannabis becomes legal in Canada on Oct. 17, but there are many myths and misconceptions about the substance and the laws that will govern its use.
Half of Canadians say that they don’t think their province, or its laws, are ready for marijuana legalization on Oct. 17, according to a study by the Angus Reid Institute.
As students return to campus this fall, post-secondary institutions and their legal departments are looking at the role they play in educating students about issues around consent in light of increased awareness around the #MeToo movement.
Ontario is allowing some municipalities to opt out of the province’s cannabis retail plan, but will it ultimately hurt the communities that choose to do so?